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IKEA Angar, Samlas Outdoor Candles

Código SIAR: 19811
Categoría: Muebles y mobiliario
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/IKEA-Recalls-Candles-for-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards
Fecha de Publicación: 18 may, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: Estonia
Fabricante: IKEA
Descripción del Defecto: IKEA Recalls Candles for Fire and Burn Hazards NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2006 Release #06-168 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 966-4532 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 IKEA Recalls Candles for Fire and Burn Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Outdoor Candles Units: About 133,000 packages of six candles Manufacturer: IKEA Home Furnishings, of Plymouth Meeting, Pa. Hazard: The candle's wax can catch fire causing a high flame and posing a fire and burn hazard. Incidents/Injuries: IKEA has received 16 reports of incidents involving flaring of the outdoor candles, seven of which involved minor burn injuries. Description and Models: The recall involves the ANGAR (#200.301.24) and SAMLAS (#900.524.43) outdoor candles. The candle's container is made of silver-colored metal and measures about four inches wide by two inches high. The container is filled with white wax. The candle's wick is about ½ inch square and is made of brown fiberboard. They were sold in packages of six candles. The candle name and article number (#) is written on the instructions for use accompanying the candles. Sold Exclusively at: IKEA stores nationwide from February 2001 through July 2005 for about $4. Manufactured In: Estonia Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled candles immediately and return them to the nearest IKEA store's "Returns and Exchanges" department for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For more information, contact IKEA at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.ikea-usa.com